Course objectives

  • Understand and apply the theoretical and methodological foundation to evaluate distance undergraduate programs.


  • Review the conceptual foundation of evaluating distance programs.
  • Analyze the model and its characteristics for self-assessment of distance undergraduate programs.
  • Apply the “Virtual Center to Develop Quality Standards for Distance Higher Education” self-assessment model.


  • Unit I. Basic foundation for evaluating distance programs
  • Unit II. Self-Assessment model for distance programs
  • Unit III. Self-Assessment records for distance programsa
  • Unit IV. Preparing the final report

  Course duration

  • 150 hours
  • 9 weeks


  • Distance study with virtual support, requiring Internet connection.

Learning Scenario

The Virtual Learning Environment (EVA) provides the following resources:

  • Comprehensive document readings
  • Participation in forums
  • Carrying out self-assessments
  • Distance activities

Final phase

  • To pass the course, each participant must submit the final report for the self-assessed program.


  • At the end of the course, each participant will receive the respective certification, indicating the number of hours of course duration.

Number of participants

  • The maximum number of students is 15.

 Requirements for participants

  • Computer. Pentium IV or higher.
  • Internet connection 258 kbps or higher.
  • Explorer or Mozilla web browser.
  • Microsoft Word text processor.

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